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Project SEARCH – Helping students prepare for the workforce

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Project SEARCH – Helping students prepare for the workforce

Health Sciences North is proud to join hands with the Rainbow District School Board, March of Dimes Canada and the City of Greater Sudbury to bring Project SEARCH to Sudbury.  

HSN Addictions Workers connecting their clients with help and hope

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

HSN Addictions Workers connecting their clients with help and hope

As Addictions Workers with HSN’s Crisis Intervention Services Team, Steven McCarthy and Kathryn Tiplady see the devastation of the opioid crisis in Sudbury up close every day.

For International Overdose Awareness Day, we spoke to them about why they chose to do this work and what they want the community to know about their clients.

HSN researchers look at how weekend physiotherapy could improve the health of elderly patients

Friday, August 26, 2022

HSN researchers look at how weekend physiotherapy could improve the health of elderly patients

When elderly patients are admitted to hospital, they spend a lot of time in bed due to their illness or condition. This is detrimental to their health and recovery. 60% of geriatric patients experience functional decline in hospital, which can mean a longer length of stay. 

The Workshop – Bringing Joy to Patients in Recovery

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The Workshop – Bringing Joy to Patients in Recovery

The Workshop is a hidden gem within the walls of HSN. As part of the rehabilitation plan for patients who have had an amputation, spinal cord injury, or brain damage, the Workshop offers a space for patients to practice their coordination and memory skills as well as regain confidence in their abilities. 

Stay safe this summer

Friday, July 29, 2022

Stay safe this summer

Summer can be a time to unwind with friends and family, and it can also be a time when our Emergency Department sees a spike in traumatic injuries which could be prevented. We want you to stay safe this summer while enjoying the activities that you love. 

Please note the following important reminders for Designated Care Partners and visitors when you arrive at the main entrance of the Ramsey Lake Health Centre

Monday, July 11, 2022

Please note the following important reminders for Designated Care Partners and visitors when you arrive at the main entrance of the Ramsey Lake Health Centre

With the decreasing number of outbreaks, number of admitted patients and number of staff in COVID19 isolation at HSN, we are implementing some COVID policy changes for patients and visitors and Designated Care Partners. Remember that if you are showing signs and symptoms of COVID-19, have been instructed to quarantine by public health officials or in accordance with federal travel guidelines, please do not visit any patients at Health Sciences North.

Celebrating Pride Week in Sudbury!

Monday, July 11, 2022

Celebrating Pride Week in Sudbury!

It’s Pride Week in Sudbury and we’re celebrating by asking some HSN health care heroes what Pride means to them!

Meet Brandon McIsaac, a Registered Nurse in Acute Inpatient Psychiatry

HSN is a Smoke-Free Environment

Thursday, July 7, 2022

HSN is a Smoke-Free Environment

As a health care facility, Health Sciences North (HSN) has an important role to play in promoting health and wellness in our community. We value a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and all who work at HSN. Smoking or vaping on our grounds is prohibited.

Patient and Friend Inspired to Give Back to HSN!

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Patient and Friend Inspired to Give Back to HSN!

Inspired by a school project and a shared desire to give back to their community, HSN patient Sébastien Moncion and his friend Ethan recently raised $560 selling handmade fishing lures. They used the funds to purchase 22 books for the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at HSN.  

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